1 Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University (Melitopol, Ukraine)
2 Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University (Melitopol, Ukraine)
3 Tavria State Agrotechnological University (Melitopol, Ukraine)
Received: 11 May 2017 / Accepted: 21 August 2017 / Published: 30 January 2018
The logic of neoliberal reforms in higher education stills a subject of wide scientific discussion where dialectics of today profit and long-term strategies is problematized. Author tried to demonstrate the historical preconditions of neoliberal reforms in higher education (liberalism theory, Washington consensus, GATS) and underline the potential of futurological studies for next generations where education will probably lost one’s humanistic essence. The social and cultural landscape of contemporary civilization meets with the lack of effective mechanisms for providing the progress of civilization in humanistic way. Author tried to perform a review of contemporary ‘order of the day’ of higher education modernization at the context of neoliberal reforms hoping to initiate deeper discussion of possible scenarios of this tendency realization.
Keywords: neoliberalism, liberalism, higher education, futurology of higher education, entrepreneurial university.
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